A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Crucecita in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000b78x. Event ids that are associated: us6000b78x. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:19:23 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 01:19:23 / July 31, 2020 @ 1:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -95.9323° West, 15.6657° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pedro Pochutla, Santa María Huatulco, Santa María Xadani (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 24 km ESE of Crucecita, Mexico.
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